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jobs... it was president obama who stood up to china and protected american workers. mitt romney attacked obama's decision... said standing up to china was "bad for the nation and our workers." how can mitt romney take on the cheaters... when he's taking their side? ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a stunning work of technology. introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. and get outstanding deals with the travelocity fall hotel sale. you can save up to 40% on select hotels. so book your hotel now and save up to 40%. hurry, offer ends soon. book now at travelocity. >>> prisoners clash with guards at a dramatic jailbreak in northern iraq. lisa sylvester's monitoring that, some of the other top stories in "the situation room" right now. lisa, what happened? >> hi, wolf. thety of tikrit remains under lock down. they set off car bombs and overtook guards and stole their weapons. this is the aftermath of a riot at the prison in the attack last year. it lasted for several hours. a joke by "the onion" apparently fooled a news
of chinese tires threatened a thousand american jobs... it was president obama who stood up to china and protected american workers. mitt romney attacked obama's decision... said standing up to china was "bad for the nation and our workers." how can mitt romney take on the cheaters... when he's taking their side? >>> it may not be as high on tourists must-see list as the capital or the white house or the lincoln memorial, but anyone who's visited washington probably has seen the reflecting pool in the national mall. it's just been repaired and it's already got a problem. lisa sylvester has taken a look. what you got? >> hi, wolf. that renovation is completed. they fixed cracks and leaks in the foundation, but now there is a new problem. let's say this is a problem that you just can't miss. there's plenty to take pictures of in downtown washington, d.c. the lincoln memorial, the world war ii memorial. and then this. folks snapping photos of the reflecting pool. >> it's really sludge at this end. >> and what's in it. >> it's disgusting. it's not right. >> algae. >> smells like wet dog.
of the jewish-american vote in places like florida where vice president joe biden defted obama ease relationship with israel. >> i'm not going to talk about israel today. but i want to say one thing. i just want to tell you how proud i am, how proud i am to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with a guy who has done more for israel's physical security than any president of the eight i've served with. >> reporter: switching gears to court the state's senior citizens, biden said romney's plan to lower taxes would force the nation's elderly to pick up the tab. >> their plan they have for social security, the one they have now, would raise taxes on your social security. >> reporter: romney, who has accused the president of misleading the public on the subject of taxes repeated his pledge on the issue. >> i will not raise taxes on middle income americans. >> reporter: less than one week from his debate withhe president, romney is trying to expand the election map boldly predicting twice during his visit to pennsylvia that he can win here. >> you know, i've got l secret here. and that is that obama campaign t
is that good for president obama? given the president's support among african-americans, latinos and other voters, governor romney needs to keep the president to 37%, no more than 38% of the white vote. if the president's cracking 47% of the white vote, that's a formula for an obama victory. and where are the key big battleground states? there are several in the midwest. ohio, iowa, wisconsin. look at the race in the midwest. obama, 52%, romney, 43%. the president is winning that part of the country. out west in denver, colorado, nevada, among the battlegrounds out here in the west. ten-point lead in the west for the president. 54% to 44%. the white vote and if you look regionally, there are things that give the president's team some optimism. >> if you're the romney campaign looking at these new poll numbers, what should give the romney folks some optimism? >> reporter: one of the reasons we are back in a closer race, a statistical dead heat nationally f you go state by state, it's a little different, this number, governor romney has improved his standing among independents. he leads by e
have to run against the obama record. you can't convince americans that there's something more to be frightened of in an obama second term than they already saw when he had 60 votes in the senate. >> i think when conservatives do that and certainly that videotape was so hyped and then there really wasn't much in it. it really takes away the credibility from the conservative argument. what conservatives ought to be spending all of their time on is why our ideas work better to lift people out of poverty, to grow jobs to make this country stronger and better. that's what conservatives should spebd their spends their time on. not president obama talking to a church. news flash. >> news flash. obama's a black guy. oh, my god. >> it's a game changer. >> and how are you going to take more credibility away from fox news? how is that possibility? >> okay. van jones, what is your unsolicited advice? >> i have an unsolicited piece of advice for a liberal. we can talk about the debate and have a chance to talk about it, my advice is for a fellow democratic governor of yours, jerry brown. d
the challenge, romney or obama. but it's also true there's been no appetite i think in the american public for another war in the mideast. in that sense netanyahu has kind of an uphill argument to push. >> how important is this issue out there for those undecided voters specifically the undecided voters in those key battleground states that will determine wlo gets 270 electoral college votes, we're talking florida, ohio, virginia and a few others? >> well thrks is overwhelming. it's really about the role of government. kind of ideological divergence between romney and obama. those are the two critical issues here. on foreign policy generally the president has had an advantage. somewhat unusual for a democrat. seen more capable handling foreign policy. his job approval have been better than ratings on domestic policy. but with netanyahu raising the question -- with the differences being made so visible by netanyahu's own visibility, the question for jewish support in a couple places that could matter. it's not inconceivable given the arguments from the israeli prime minister. >> they're not
the challenge, romney or obama. but it's also true there's been notitehink in the american pubor ano war in the mideast. in that sense netanyahu has kind of an uphill argument to push. >> howortant iss iue out there for those undecided voters specifically the decid voters in those key battleound states that ll teine wlo gets 270 electora college votes, we're talking florida, oh,virgia and a few others? >> we thrks is erwhelming. it's rlly abt role o government. kind of ideologic divergence between roey and obama. thos thwo critical issuesher on f policyenerally the president has had an vantag somewhnualor a democrat. en morepa handling foreign policy. his job approvav tter than ratings on. buthetyahu raising the questi -- wh th differences beinma so visible by nyahu'ow visibility, the question fe pport in a couple places that could matter. it'sot inconceile given the arguments fr the iaeli prime minister. face-to-face.go meet they're both obviously here in the united states. but there will be a phone call tomorrow. what's the political fallout from this decision that someone made that th
obama tailored his latest attack on mitt romney to the military voters here as he hit his opponent for his recent comments that 37% of americans who don't pay income taxes see themselves as victims. >> i travel a lot around this country and i don't immediate meet a lot of victims. i see a lot of veterans who have served this country with bravery and distinction and i see soldiers who defend our freedom every single day and i see those military families who are wondering whether their loved ones are going to come back home safe and sound. that's who i see. >> reporter: active duty military and combat zones do not pay federal income tax and veterans do not pay income tax on their benefits, hammering that theme, jim webb a veteran and father. >> but in receiving veterans benefits, they are not takers. they are givers in the ultimate sense of the world. thank you. >> you might not be able to tell by the supportive crowd of thousands here, but this part of the state is not an obama stronghold. virginia beach and nearby norfolk with their concentration of military voters, lean conservati
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